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05/24/2014 - 19:51

Join our Team of 
Let's Talk Science Coordinators!
Teacher Partnership Program Coordinator
Deadline: Monday 9th June 2014

04/04/2014 - 08:12

Science Expo is expanding to British Columbia and recruiting for team members! Since the founding of Science Expo in Ontario in 2010, this nationally recognized organization has strived to build a network of youth who are passionate about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The new Science Expo BC is planning on doing just that, with STEM- enriched opportunities, ambassador programs, and annual conferences. Science Expo BC will inspire BC students to learn more about STEM and connect students with similar passions. Think you've got what it takes? Make sure to apply!

03/19/2014 - 12:29

Looking for new activities to take into the classroom? We've loaded descriptions of a ton of new activities that we have in our office, designed by UBC Let's Talk Science volunteers, UBC teacher candidates, and our National office! Check out UBC's Pre-assembled Classroom Activities database!

 

03/19/2014 - 12:24

Sharpen your teaching and presentation skill at Genome BC's Geneskool! 
Geneskool Summer Camp is a unique opportunity for high school students to learn molecular biology techniques that scientist use every day. Through fun and exciting hands-on activities students will also explore topics in biotechnology, genetics, genomics and microbiology. You will be part of a team of instructor and volunteers that will design and deliver fun and interesting activities and workshops. For detailed information on how to apply please visit our website: www.genomebc.ca/profile/career-opportunities.
 

03/03/2014 - 11:41

Are you a high school student looking for science competition experience or just looking for something science-related and fun?! The Vancouver High-school Science Olympics (VHSO) is a series of science competitions that will span the entire school year, with monthly events hosted at various participating high schools and a year-end finale at UBC with the help of UBC Let's Talk Science where the champion of the VHSO will be crowned.
 

04/30/2013 - 11:36

 Genome BC is looking for undergraduate volunteers with help out with their Geneskool summer camps in North Vancouver and/or Vancouver Island in August. Click here to learn more! 

03/27/2013 - 21:32

Big congratulations go out to Let's Talk Science volunteer and StemCellTalks organizer Ben Paylor, who is the recipient of an Edward JC Hossie Leadership Award from UBC's Centre for Student Involvement and Careers. As the lead organizer of StemCellTalks, which he launched in Vancouver in 2010, he has hosted 3 full-day symposia involving over 250 grade 11/12 students, 60 graduate student volunteers, and over 20 faculty speakers.

02/26/2013 - 12:48

Title: Surviving the 3rd Millennium

Date and Time: Monday, March 11, 2013

5:30pm to 6:30pm – Bob McDonald’s interactive talk and demonstrations
6:30pm to 7:00pm – Q&A with the audience
7:00pm to 7:30pm – Light refreshments and networking 
 
Location:
OMNIMAX Theatre, Science World at TELUS World of Science
1455  Quebec St.  Vancouver, BC

12/13/2012 - 16:42

 We have a position available for UBC Enhanced Practicum Coordinator. Click here for more information

10/17/2012 - 13:48
 
Genome BC is proud to present Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) as the 3rd Annual Don Rix Distinguished Keynote on Thursday, November 1st.
 
Dr. Green will discuss the current landscape in genomics research and the need to translate the knowledge and opportunities provided by the human genome sequence as genomics will be one of the most vital biomedical disciplines of the 21st century. Dr. Green is an internationally renowned expert and major player in the field of genomics responsible for providing overall leadership of the Institute's research portfolio and other initiatives. He has always been at the forefront of genomics research including the Human Genome Project.